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would add a special tax to sugar benches. lillian explains what make this proposal different than another sugar tax ballot measure that failed in richmond last year. >>reporter: the idea is simpl simple. the bigger the drink the more taxes you pay. 2 cents per ounce to be exact for all sugar sweet benches. including soda. sports drink. energy drink and bottled coffe coffee. >> not a nanny state at all. we are not banning anything. >>reporter: san francisco supervisor scott weiner says the nation rising obesity rate inspired him to come up with proposal that need the approval of two-thirds of san francisco voters. >> we taxed alcohol for long time so it's not at all out of the ordinary to tax products that have some negative side effects. >>reporter: 2 cents an ounce adds up quickly. a largest 32 ounces. which means this one drink will cost an extra 64 cents. as to where all the money will go, the estimated 31 million dollars a year will good to nutrition. health. physical fitness programs. stark contrast to the failed soda tax proposal in richmond where the money instead
supervisor today introduced a ballot measure to place a tax on sugar drinks. supervisor scott weiner plan would tax all sugar benches at 2 cents an ounce with cost of can of soda 12 ounce can go up 24 cents. it would wrist an estimated 31 million dollars a year for health and nutrition programs in the city. but small business owners say a tax like that could hurt their sales. supervisors approve it it could go on the 2014 ballot one year from now. >> well, nearly half dozen film production from movie to television series have been shot in san francisco this yea year. and one supervisor wants to keep that momentum going. the plan is to boost the city rebate program that provides financial incentive to hollywood. here's of carolyn tyler. >>reporter: san francisco has a film legacy but these days places like new york, new mexico and vancouver offer movie maker big buck and san francisco has to compete. the producer for new hbo series called looking about the lives of 3 gay men. they were shooting today in tiburon. but most of the action is in san francisco and the city financial ince
supervisor introduced a ballot measure to place a tax on sugary drinks taxing all sugary beverages at $0.02 per ounce. meaning costs of soda would go up $0.24, raising estimated $31 million a year for health and nutrition programs but small business owners say a tax like that could hurt their sales. if approved the proposal could wo go on november, 2014 ballot. staying in the city, nearly half of a dozen film productions from movies to television series have been shot in san francisco this year. and one supervisor wants to keep that momentum going. the plan is to boost the city's rebate program providing financial incentives to hollywood. we are live at city hall tonight. it's lights, camera, hearing there tomorrow. isn't it? >> that is right. and think about this.çóe1 blue jazzmen, m bpprodu the film rebate program. tv series are included and now, one supervisor wants to keep up with what he calls an evolving industry.. san francisco has a film legacy. these days places like new york, new mexico, and vancouver offering big bucks and in san francisco, they have to compete. cat lansberg
bubba paris could spend the next year in federal prison for not paying his tax. paris played nine years for the niners and won three super bowl rings in the process. since 1985, he has been the ceo of his own business, paris enterprises, yes does motivational speaking and sell photographs but according to the u.s. attorney, he failed to pay tax on $182,000 of income from 2006 through 2008. paris, whose real name is william h. paris jr. pleaded guilty to three misdemeanor counts and will be sentenced in federal court in february. >>> well, small group of protesters held what they call a trick or treat protest in oakland today. they claim congress is tricking low-income families by cutting their food stamp benefits. abc7 news reporter carolyn tyler has the story. >> reporter: some dressed in costumes for halloween, but say the real trick comes tomorrow for more than 47 million americans. a temporary hike in food stamp benefits put in place in 2009 during the recession goes away. in california, more than 4 million people will be affected. 67% will be house hordes with children. a maximum m
? >> no. sometimes there are strange de scripters to them. >> sur charges or taxes or the city, something like that. >> sometimes it will say texting charges. have you ever received one of those? >> yes. >> what do you do? >> let it go. >> often they are not from the phone companies, but the third parties paid to do the billing. on phone bills those types of questionable charges are called cramming because they are crammed on the bills. on the credit card they are called gray charges because they fall in a morally gray area. >> it is not fraud, but it is not right. >> they started bill guard, a free app that keeps track of your bills looking for these types of charges. a common mystery charge is applied when y sign up for something without knowing it. >> phantom charges is when you sign up for one thing and they tag on something else. you didn't notice that because it was in the fine print where you signed up. >> another way these charges end up on your bill is through a process called free to paid. joe is with consumer action. >> these are p cs that try to deceive consumers into signing
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